A Writer s Guide to Using Eight Methods of Transition

Author: Victor C. Pellegrino
Publisher: Maui Arthoughts Company
ISBN: 0945045034
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Writer's Guide to Using 8 Methods of Transition is a short guide designed for all writers. The eight methods of transition help writers connect sentences and paragraphs to create a smooth flow of ideas in order to communicate clearly and effectively. Writers will find simple, concise explanations of each transitional method, as well as short examples to demonstate how each method can be used effectively. This book is a companion text for A Writer's Guide to Transitional Words and Expressions. Both work well together for writers.

Encouraging Words

Author: Malinda L. Hayes
Publisher: Beckham Publications
ISBN: 9780931761683
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Reference

Educational specialist Hayes's powerful new manual gives readers the tools needed to produce documents with the winning edge. Find the right phrase, avoid repetition and overcome writer's block. "A useful reference for graduate students at the dissertation or thesis state" -- Ken Pepion, Director, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Make Your Writing Flow a Practical Guide to Transitional Words and Phrases

Author: Ryan Deane
ISBN: 1511760990
Release Date: 2015-04-10

Take Your Writing To The Next Level With This Invaluable Reference Tool! For many aspiring writers, one of the biggest obstacles they face is the ability to write flowing sentences and paragraphs. How many times have you read a piece of writing and felt jarred by a poorly constructed passage? Trust me, you're not alone. The talent to string thoughts and ideas together in a way that's pleasing to a reader is what separates an amateur writer from a professional. Fortunately, this skill can be taught, and is the subject of this book. Ryan Deane has compiled a transitional words and phrases reference unlike anything ever published. This book is filled to the brim with words and phrases to help you build compelling sentences and paragraphs that will keep your readers thoroughly engaged. Inside You'll Discover: # Over 1,100 transitional words and phrases sorted into 34 categories. # Entries are arranged in alphabetical order for ease of use. # Example sentences showing how to use each transition in your own writing. Make Your Writing Flow: A Practical Guide to Transitional Words and Phrases is a must have book for any writer who wants to take their writing to the next level.

Becoming an Academic Writer

Author: Patricia Goodson
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483376271
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre: Social Science

With its friendly, step-by-step format, Becoming an Academic Writer by Patricia Goodson helps writers improve their writing by engaging in deep and deliberate practice—a type of practice adopted by expert performers in areas such as sports or music. Featuring 50 exercises, this practical, self-paced guide is flexibly organized so readers can either work their way through all of the exercises in order or focus on the specific areas where they need additional practice building their skills. The Second Edition is enhanced by a new appendix on literature review, new feature boxes, and new chapter summaries.

The Elements of Style

Author: William Strunk
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143112724
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Offers advice on improving writing skills and promoting a style marked by simplicity, orderliness, and sincerity.

Safe and Simple Electrical Experiments

Author: Rudolf F. Graf
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486229508
Release Date: 1973-06
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Illustrated directions for experiments with static electricity, magnetism, current electricity, and electromagnetism.

Evergreen A Guide to Writing with Readings

Author: Susan Fawcett
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337097048
Release Date: 2016-10-05
Genre: Education

With carefully crafted instruction, engaging student models, and plentiful practice exercises, this best-selling text continues to provide the most effective paragraph-essay level writing instruction available. EVERGREEN is structured around Susan Fawcett's proven MAP (model-analysis-practice) format -- a guiding pedagogy featuring minimal inductive instruction followed by varied practice designed to improve students' confidence and learning outcomes. Known for its superior essay coverage, EVERGREEN demonstrates each of the nine rhetorical patterns with two student sample essays (one in the third person, and one in the first person), and a graphic organizer. The Eleventh Edition includes a new chapter focused on active reading strategies; more explanation of and practice for writing effective thesis statements; updated information about research and citing sources; and nine new high-interest readings in a variety of modes, with new post-reading questions and assignments. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Help for the Harried Homeschooler

Author: Christine Field
Publisher: Shaw Books
ISBN: 9780307568854
Release Date: 2009-10-07
Genre: Education

Homeschooling moms and dads can be overwhelmed by the demands on their time. Between their children’s educational needs; their roles as spouse, parent, and more; and their own individual desires and goals, these mothers and fathers struggle to accomplish all that must be done. In Help for the Harried Homeschooler, experienced homeschooler, author, and mother of four Christine Field offers sound advice for parents who want not only to achieve homeschooling success but also to reach a balance in their lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The College Writer A Guide to Thinking Writing and Researching

Author: Randall VanderMey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285974439
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Education

Combining streamlined instruction in the writing process with outstanding accessibility, THE COLLEGE WRITER is a fully updated four-in-one book-with a rhetoric, a reader, a research guide, and a handbook-for users at any skill level. Throughout the book, numerous student and professional writing samples highlight important features of academic writing-from voice to documentation-and offer models for users' own papers. The fifth edition features a greater focus on writing across the curriculum, further supported within the research chapters by additional coverage of report writing, primary research, and avoiding plagiarism. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Writer s Guide to Perfect Punctuation

Author: Victor C. Pellegrino
Publisher: Maui Arthoughts Company
ISBN: 0945045077
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Writer's Guide to Perfect Punctuation provides writers with information, uses, and examples of all punctuation marks in American English. Written simply and in a straight-forward, easy-to-understand manner, this book works from elementary school through college and into the workplace. It is a stand-alone reference tool that works.